Drs. Scott Uhlrich, Antoine Falisse, and Lukasz Kidzinski, along with other Mobilize Center researchers at Stanford have developed OpenCap, a freely available, cloud-based tool that measures both human movement kinematics (i.e., joint angles) and kinetics (e.g., muscle activations, ground reaction forces, and joint loading) using two smartphones. OpenCap enables researchers to capture human movement 25% faster at a fraction of the cost. The validation of the software is described in a publication that appeared recently in PLOS Computational Biology.

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